For centuries, Sri Lanka and its hidden treasures have seduced travellers from around the globe. But one part of the island is a biodiversity hotspot - even richer and more complex than anywhere else.
Thailand is a land of incredible beauty with more than fifty protected national parks accounting for nearly ten percent of the country's surface, but its stunning array of wildlife is often forgotten and rarely seen. This two-part documentary special explores the hidden wildlife secrets from this beautiful and majestical land.
Thailand is a land of incredible beauty with more than fifty protected national parks accounting for nearly ten per cent of the country's surface, but its stunning array of wildlife is often forgotten and rarely seen. This two-part documentary special explores the hidden wildlife secrets from this beautiful and majestical land.
Wild Things is the highly acclaimed breakthrough documentary by Adam Hopkins about a group of children whose parents gave them all a new surname: "Wild". In the early 1970s, a group of idealistic young adults converted a regular North London townhouse into a revolutionary commune. They believed that life in a nuclear family was stifling, and chose to raise their children collectively. These children would not belong to anybody; they would be wild and free.
The Sahara is the largest desert in the world - covering a third of the entire African continent, one of the hottest, driest places on earth. Yet there is life here. Unique creatures adapted to one of the harshest environments on earth. Even people find ways to survive and flourish.
This series is a celebration of some of Africa's most spectacular locations, not only showcasing the full African experience but also looking at how these natural wonders are being threatened by environmental pressures. Lake Tanganyika is the longest lake in the world, stretching 660 km north to south. It is also the second deepest freshwater lake, reaching a maximum depth of 1,436 metres.
This series is a celebration of some of Africa's most spectacular locations, not only showcasing the full African experience but also looking at how these natural wonders are being threatened by environmental pressures. Madagascar is the world's fourth largest island and is separated from Africa by hundreds of kilometres of sea and 165 million years of evolution - long enough for Madagascar's plants and animals to evolve into some of the most unusual species on the planet.
This series showcases some of Africa's most spectacular locations. The wild water of Africa's Zambezi River spills over Victoria Falls. With a width of over one kilometre and a height of 108 metres, the Victoria Falls forms the largest sheet of falling water in the world.
Virunga National Park is notable for its chain of active volcanoes and the greatest diversity of habitats of any park in Africa: from steppes, savannahs and lava plains, swamps and forests, to the icefields of the Ruwenzori mountains, which culminate in peaks above 5000 metres.
This series showcases some of Africa's most spectacular locations. Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain rise in the world, rising 4,600 metres from its base, and providing a dramatic view from the surrounding plains. Nestling in its foothills is Tsavo National Park.
Lake Turkana is both the world's largest permanent desert lake and largest alkaline lake, and is found in the north of Kenya's Rift Valley lakes. It is also known to be packed with large Nile crocodiles, thousands of them.
The Ethiopian Highlands are a rugged mass of mountains in Ethiopia, Eritrea and northern Somalia in the Horn of Africa. It is sometimes called the Roof of Africa for its height and the large area it covers. The Ethiopian highlands first began to rise 75 million years ago, pushed upwards by volcanic forces.
This series showcases some of Africa's most spectacular locations. Namibia - in the south-west of Africa is an arid, rough land. Its landscape is unique, with mammoth sand dunes and rocky mountains. The place has been inhabited for hundreds of years by the Himba people, who demonstrate their strong connections to their ancestors through time tested rituals, along with stone and cave paintings.
This series showcases some of Africa's most spectacular locations. Ngorongoro is thought to have formed about 2.5 million years ago from a large volcano whose cone collapsed inward after a major eruption, leaving the present vast, unbroken crater as its landmark.
This series looks at some of Africa's most spectacular locations and how these natural wonders are being threatened by environmental pressures. The longest river in the world at 6,700 kilometres, the Nile drains over three million square kilometres. Some of its water takes six months to reach the sea.
This series celebrates some of Africa's most spectacular locations, and reveals how they are under threat from environmental pressures. The Okavango Delta is a huge oasis right in the heart of the Kalahari Desert. Fed by the Okavango River, and locked in a complex cycle of flood and drought, it is a magnet for people and wildlife in this otherwise parched land.
The Arctic Circle is one of the last great wildernesses on earth, where the ocean turns to ice, and land and sea merge into one. This is a place where animals inspire myths and legends, and the species that survive here have evolved to live above and beneath the ice.
Covering one fifth of the Earth's surface, the Arctic tundra is one of the coldest and driest places on the planet.